Product code: (45) Wt 400g
Austen Chamberlain KAISER WILHELM Polling Dulwich and Lewisham Elections PARIS AUTOMOBILE SHOW Earl of Harringtons Foxhound Meet Wiverton Hall NOBEL PEACE PRIZE Fiji Fijian Fan Dance FIRE AT SANDRINGHAM Plantol Soap Advert ELLIMANS EMBROCATION



The Illustrated London News

Original Vintage Newspaper

DATED 1903


This first part of the description features a list of Images i.e. prints from engravings, sketches, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

'The German Emperors First Public Appearance Since His Illness: The Kaiser and His Consort at The Royal Theatre, Berlin' (full front page).

'The Worlds News: A Model of The Great Dam at Assouan For the St. Louis Exhibition'.

'The Citys Tribute to Chaucer, Memorial Bust Unveiled at The Guildhall' (small).

Shakspere Relics Recently Sold at Southerbys' (small).

'Londons Tribute to Her Historian,The Besant Memorial in the Crypt of St. Pauls' (small).

Major E. F. Coates MP for Lewisham' (small).

Dr. F. Rutherfoord Harris MP for Dulwich' (small).

'Captain S. L. L. Scarlet, Succeeded to Abinger Peerage' (small).

'The Lat eRev. R. H. Killick Rector of St. Clement Danes, Strand' (small).

'Late Rev. C. W. Sandford Bishop of Gibralter' (small).

'Colonel F. E. Younghusband, British Commissioner in tibet' (small).

'The Bye-Elections: The Chamberlainite Victories at Dulwich and Lewisham - Scenes in The Two South London Constituencies on The Polling Day, Dec 15' (full page).

'A Cross for Westminster Cathedral'.

'Sketch of A Railless Motor Train at The Paris Automobile Show: Colonel Renards System'.

'A Milton Manuscript for Paradise Lost, Book I, For Sale at Sotherby'.

'The Great Feature of The Paris Automobile Show: Colonel Renards Motor Train - Renards Motor Train, The Method of Coupling The Cars - Another View of The Exhibition - Renards Motor Train, The 50 Horse Power Kerosene Locomotive - The Exhibition, The Scene in The Grand Palais in The Champs Elysees - Renards Motor Train, Goods and Passenger Cars' Full page with 5 images.

'The Norwegian National Recognition of The Worlds Scientific and Humanitarian Progress: Recipients of The Nobel Peace Prize and The Nobel Prizes - Mr. William Randall Cremer MP For Work on Behalf of International Arbitration - Professor Finsen Discovery of the Light Cure - Professor Henri Becquerel for Distinction in Physics - M. Bjornstjerne Bjornsen for reive Distinction in Literature - M. and Madame Curie for Discovery Radium (all on one half page).

The Tercentenary of The Father of English Electrical Science: A Memorial Picture - Gilbert of Colchester Demonstrating miel  Electrical Experiments Before Queen Elizabeth',

'Frenchmans Creek by Q and illustrated by Gordon Browne'.

'Comic Opera: The Earl and The Girl produced at the Adelphi'.

'A Time Saving Seventy Ton Lift on Canal Locks: The Elevator for Barges at Foxton, Leicestershire'- half page

'Timber Turned to Jasper and Agate: The petrified Forest of Arizona' (full page).

'Sleeping in Graves: A New Cure for Consumption - Patients in Their Graves'.

'Consumption: Dr Charles Lauterwasser from New Jersey, His Patients Sleeping Out of Doors on The Grass'.

'A Drastic Cure Practised in Northern Europe: The Ice Bath, An Elderley Patient Entering His Ice Bath in Russia' (full page).

'Famous English Hunts: The Earl of Harringtons Foxhounds: A Meet at Wiverton Hall - The Earl of Harrington - Coaching to The Meet - Off To Draw - Lord Harrington Taking Hounds to Cover - Field Going to New Plantation - Through a Brook' (full page).

'Quaint Recreations and Customs, A Fijian Fan Dance, and Other Scenes: A Fijian Dressed for A Dance - A Warrior Attired for A Fan Dance - Women and Young People Fishing - A Warrior With Hair Dressed in an Old Time manner - Kai Colo or Mountain Man - A Typical Coast Scene - Warriors Fan Dance' (all on a Double page).

'Queen Alexandra's Narrow Escape From Fire at Sandringham: Where The Fire Originated, The Hon. Charlotte Knollys Bedroom - Sandringham House, Showing the Queens Bed Room - The Scene of Queen Alexandras Peril: Her Majestys Bedroom at Sandringham After the Fire, December 10' (all on one fullpage).

Full page Plantol Soap advert

The completion of the Royal Train for London and North West Railway - 2 images

Full page Elliman's Embrocation advert (Horse and, apparently, Human Linament)

A Ladies Skating Costume (ice)

Half page Hudson's soap advert

Half page James Buchanan Whisky advert

Military Experiments with a balloon at Aldershot

Wrights coal tar toothpowder advert (bet that tasted great)

Greer's Imperial Liqueur whisky advert

Horlicks malted Milk advert

Chamberlain supplement

'Mr Chamberlain at Home: Letter on The Fiscal Question, Mr Chamberlain Going Through His Correspondence'.

'The Ex-Ministers Farming Interests, Types of Mr. Chamberlains Jersey Cattle'.

'One of Mrs Chamberlains Favourite Walks at Highbury'.

'Relief From Fiscal Warfare: Mr Chamberlain in Consultation with His Head Gardener at Highbury' (full page)

'The Hard Worked Leisure of an Ex-Minister: Mr Chamberlain in His Study Engaged On The Enormous Correspondence Involved by The Fiscal Campaign and Assisted in his Labours by his private secretary Mr. Wilson' (double Page).

'Mr Chamberlain in Caricature in the Guise of Various Birds and Animals as conceived by Mr. Harry Furniss'.

'Mr Chamberlain in Caricature: Some Notable Specimens of The Work of His Great Pictorial Opponent, Mr. F. Carruthers Gould'.

'Mr Chamberlain's Favourite Hobby: The Ex-Minister in His Orchid House with His Head Orchid Gardener' (full page).

'Picturesque Bit of The Grounds of Highbury: The Lake'.

Also a detailed account of Austen Chamberlains Career etc.


This second part of the description features items of news articles etc but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include:

'Our Note Book',


'The Worlds News',

'Science Jottings',


'Wills and Bequests includes Sir John Blundell Maple MP of Tottenham Court Road and Childwickbury St Albans - Hon. George Charles Brodrick DCL of Merton College Oxford and 11 Pall Mall - Mr Christopher Henry Thomas Hawkins of 10 Portland Place W., and Trewithen Probus, Cornwall ', and much more.




22 pages ( 44 sides) It measures 365 x 260 mm (14.25 x 10.25 ").The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, some pages are loose. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. Some pages may have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age. The engravings vary in size. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated.

The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page. PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. As far as I can tell there are no pages missing so if you are looking for something in particular in these pages PLEASE ASK.

The process of the page numbering in The Illustrated London News issues are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number 1. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested. Info. in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

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Product Code (45) Wt 400g
Weight 0.4kg